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The ROUS Foundation

Caplin Rous 2007/07/10 – 2011/01/04

Capybaras are delicate animals, much more so than you would expect from such large creatures, especially given that they are rodents. Continue reading to find out how you can help keep them healthy and happy in captivity. Continue reading “The ROUS Foundation” »

Oh, no! Snow!

Night terrors

A Skipper ROUS post:

I suppose most of my readers know Dobby Winnick. He is my BFF. But I’ve always thought he was “untruthful.” You know what I mean. One of the things I doubted was this thing he called snow. He said snow is flaked water that falls from the sky. Ridiculous. But then things are different on Washington Planet.

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I Can Explain Everything Too

Interesting reading!

A Skipper Rous Post:

I just finished reading the new best seller, I Can Explain Everything: Confessions of a Pet Capybara, by Dobby Winnick. To say this book is interesting is to say the moon is made out of green cheese! I mean, duh! I may be a little prejudiced because, well, you know, Dobby is so cute he almost makes me faint. But even so, I can tell you this is the best book ever written by a capybara! I mean THE BEST!

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Thanksgiving 2017

Capybara Turkey

Skipper’s Post:

Yesterday was what MelT calls a “holiday.” The name of the holiday was Thanksgiving. It’s supposed to be a day when everyone thinks about how great their life is. Everyone except for turkeys that is. They aren’t thinking about how great their lives are because their lives weren’t that great and they are dead. Dead pretty much trumps everything. I’m thankful I’m not a turkey. I’m thankful I’m not dead.

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Madeline Zuluaga: Capybara Artist

A Madeline Zuluaga Capybara

A Melanie’s Post:

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon the most amazing image on twitter, well, Skipper did anyway. It was a capybara watercolor by Madeline Zuluaga. I immediately fell in love with her work. And now I want to share it with you!

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I Can Explain Everything

Skipper Reading

Melanie’s Post:

Actually, I can’t explain everything, but Dobby can. That’s Dobby Winnick, aka Dobablob, aka The Prince. Luckily for the rest of us, Dobby has written the world’s first autobiography of a capybara: I Can Explain Everything: Confessions of a Pet Capybara.

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